Fio presents The Island by Athol Fugard
Two men, political prisoners and unlikely friends, stagger through days of pointless, back-breaking labour, coping with vicious beatings from the guards and spending their nights remembering a life outside their current misery. They prepare for a performance of Antigone in front of the other inmates and guards – an act of defiance from people who have lost everything...
This soaring, award-winning drama draws on the stories that linger from the notorious prison on Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated. This production is part of celebrating Black History Month in Wales. Supported by Creu Cymru and Arts Council Wales.
All performances will feature Integrated Audio Description & captioning
+ Free Touch Tour at 6.30pm on Sun 28 + Mon 29 October. Meet in the Seligman Theatre foyer. To enquire about Touch Tours, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Duration: 1 hr